English Teacher (with responsibility for KS3), Beaminster, Dorset

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Beaminster SchoolBeaminster, Dorset
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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2.1
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

ENGLISH TEACHER (with responsibility for KS3)

Currently undergoing an exciting and successful transformation in learning and teaching, we are actively seeking to appoint outstanding and innovative teachers to join us and help shape our journey from good to outstanding. 

We seek a dynamic, highly motivated and inspirational English teacher to join us in January 2019. We offer personalised induction and support programmes for new staff, with many opportunities for professional development.

This is an excellent career opportunity for a colleague who firmly believes in the entitlement of young people to a rich, engaging and stimulating English curriculum. Working within a vibrant and highly successful faculty, you will be an outstanding classroom teacher who is totally committed to the progress of all students in our popular and fully comprehensive school. 

You will have an unwavering belief in the potential of every student, and a contagious enthusiasm for your subject which will excite and motivate all students to achieve their very best. You will:

  • Engage,   inspire and enthuse students through a genuine passion for your subject      and for learning
  • Have high expectations of student achievement and behaviour 
  • Be a great classroom practitioner 
  • Be forward thinking, creative and well organised
  • Be enthusiastic, resourceful and fully committed to securing student progress.

This popular and successful 11–18 school stands in beautiful open countryside on the edge of Beaminster, a Dorset town with great charm and historic interest, just 6 miles from the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. English outcomes this summer were 75% at Level 4 and 60% at Level 5

We have a joint Sixth Form with our partner school, the Sir John Colfox Academy in Bridport, offering a broad and developing range of courses including English Language and Literature. Sixth Form numbers are buoyant and our results are some of the best in Dorset.

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged. Please do get in touch if you would like to arrange this:  Mrs Nicola Chalkley (Office Manager) NChalkley@beaminster.dorset.sch.uk 01308 862633.

We value the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

Beaminster School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants are required to have appropriate medical and enhanced DBS clearance.

Full details can also be found on the school website: www.beaminster.dorset.sch.uk


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More about Beaminster School
Address: Newtown, Beaminster, Dorset, DT8 3EP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1308 862633